Lavendulan

Lavendulan


Composition: NaCaCu2+5(AsO4)4Cl.5H2O
Crystal System : Orthorhombic
Colours: Lavender-blue, blue
Lustre : Vitreous, waxy
Hardness (H) : 2.5
Specific Gravity (S.G) : 3.64

Distribution

Rare. Second oxidation zone (36 Level).

Occurrence

  • Supergene
  • 2nd Oxidation Zone

Notable Finds

As bluish crusts in the lower (i.e. second) oxidation zone (Pinch and Wilson, 1977).